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Re: Squeeze, Radeon HD 6310, black screen on Resume

On Mon, 5 Dec 2011 04:15:30 -0500, Jeff wrote in message 
<[🔎] 20111205091530.GK2230@saphira.wellnow.com>:

> Hi, Folks --
> I'm installing Squeeze on an Acer Aspire 5250 with Radeon HD 6310 as a
> Christmas gift for my sister.  All went well during install but I get
> nothing but a black screen on Resume from Suspend.  Even Power Off and
> Power On again doesn't clear it -- I've had to remove the battery each
> time to get back to 'normal'.  The kernel is 2.6.32-5-amd64.
> I've searched the 'Net extensively on this and tried a variety of tips
> but nothing so far has worked -- have set 'radeon modeset=0' as
> advised by one person, for example, but nothing seemed to change.  I
> expect there might be a specific 'quirk' that could be set for this
> card but I haven't yet found any info that seems applicable.
> I gather this problem is fixed in the 2.6.35 kernel but haven't found
> one at Debian, and don't want to move all the way up to the 3.1
> kernel.
> I'd be grateful for additional tips or for advice on a 'quirk' or for
> a pointer to a suitable 2.6.35+ kernel.
> Thanks very much,

..it works ok with Sid?  I suspect your gift's graphics 
is "too new" for Squeeze.  Maybe with backports?

..med vennlig hilsen = with Kind Regards from Arnt Karlsen
...with a number of polar bear hunters in his ancestry...
  Scenarios always come in sets of three: 
  best case, worst case, and just in case.

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